Best Universities for Aviation in Asia

Below is the list of best universities in Asia ranked based on their research performance in Aviation. A graph of 47.9K citations received by 8.75K academic papers made by 70 universities in Asia was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Aviation

    Beihang University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1952
  2. For Aviation

    Civil Aviation University of China logo
    Enrollment
    28,000
    Founded
    1951
  3. For Aviation

    Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    29,000
    Founded
    1952
  4. For Aviation

    Northwestern Polytechnical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    29,000
    Founded
    1938
  5. For Aviation

    Nanyang Technological University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    33,000
    Founded
    1955
  6. For Aviation

    University of Tokyo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    28,253
    Founded
    1877
  7. For Aviation

    Tsinghua University logo
    Enrollment
    48,739
    Founded
    1911
  8. For Aviation

    Hong Kong Polytechnic University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1937
  9. For Aviation

    National Cheng Kung University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1931
  10. For Aviation

    National University of Defense Technology logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1953
  11. For Aviation

    National University of Singapore logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    35,263
    Founded
    1905
  12. For Aviation

    Tohoku University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    17,831
    Founded
    1907
  13. For Aviation

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    47,000
    Founded
    1896
  14. For Aviation

    Civil Aviation Flight University of China logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1956
  15. For Aviation

    Technion - Israel Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1924
  16. For Aviation

    Anadolu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    4,678
    Founded
    1982
  17. For Aviation

    Peking University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    1%
    Enrollment
    35,915
    Founded
    1898
  18. For Aviation

    Beijing Jiaotong University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1896
  19. For Aviation

    City University of Hong Kong logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1984
  20. For Aviation

    Hebrew University of Jerusalem logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1918
  21. For Aviation

    National Central University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1915
  22. For Aviation

    Sichuan University logo
    Enrollment
    44,200
    Founded
    1896
  23. For Aviation

    National Chiao Tung University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1958
  24. For Aviation

    KAIST logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1971
  25. For Aviation

    National Taiwan Ocean University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1953
  26. For Aviation

    Inha University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    39%
    Enrollment
    20,613
    Founded
    1954
  27. For Aviation

    Kainan University logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1917
  28. For Aviation

    Nagoya University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    16,376
    Founded
    1939
  29. For Aviation

    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1958
  30. For Aviation

    Kobe University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    16,226
    Founded
    1902
  31. For Aviation

    Ben-Gurion University of the Negev logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  32. For Aviation

    Harbin Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1920
  33. For Aviation

    Tongji University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    37,000
    Founded
    1907
  34. For Aviation

    Nanjing University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    56,068
    Founded
    1902
  35. For Aviation

    Tokyo Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    10,357
    Founded
    1881
  36. For Aviation

    Kyushu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    15,959
    Founded
    1911
  37. For Aviation

    Huazhong University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1953
  38. For Aviation

    University of Hong Kong logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1911
  39. For Aviation

    Beijing Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    27,000
    Founded
    1940
  40. For Aviation

    Tianjin University logo
    Enrollment
    35,370
    Founded
    1895
  41. For Aviation

    Istanbul Technical University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1944
  42. For Aviation

    Harbin Engineering University logo
    Enrollment
    28,278
    Founded
    1953
  43. For Aviation

    Yonsei University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    29,502
    Founded
    1957
  44. For Aviation

    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1991
  45. For Aviation

    University of Electronic Science and Technology of China logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    39,000
    Founded
    1956
  46. For Aviation

    Konkuk University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    21,620
    Founded
    1946
  47. For Aviation

    Southeast University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    49%
    Enrollment
    30,664
    Founded
    1902
  48. For Aviation

    Korea Aerospace University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    6,465
    Founded
    1952
  49. For Aviation

    Kyoto University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Enrollment
    22,629
    Male:Female
    76:24
    Founded
    1897
  50. For Aviation

    Islamic Azad University, Shirvan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    1,702,231
    Founded
    1984
  51. For Aviation

    Dalian University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    41,000
    Founded
    1949
  52. For Aviation

    Central South University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1914
  53. For Aviation

    Tel Aviv University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1956
  54. For Aviation

    Xidian University logo
    Enrollment
    35,277
    Founded
    1931
  55. For Aviation

    Sharif University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    8,935
    Male:Female
    66:34
    Founded
    1965
  56. For Aviation

    King AbdulAziz University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1967
  57. For Aviation

    Yildiz Technical University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1982
  58. For Aviation

    Indian Institute of Science logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1909
  59. For Aviation

    Dalian Maritime University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1953
  60. For Aviation

    Sabanci University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1996
  61. For Aviation

    Chiba University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    13,983
    Founded
    1949
  62. For Aviation

    Chinese University of Hong Kong logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1963
  63. For Aviation

    Wuhan University logo
    Enrollment
    60,000
    Founded
    1893
  64. For Aviation

    University of Tsukuba logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    16,525
    Male:Female
    61:39
    Founded
    1973
  65. For Aviation

    Xi'an Jiaotong University logo
    Enrollment
    40,346
    Founded
    1896
  66. For Aviation

    Seoul National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    28,378
    Founded
    1946
  67. For Aviation

    Fudan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    1%
    Enrollment
    33,000
    Founded
    1905
  68. For Aviation

    Singapore Management University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Enrollment
    9,697
    Founded
    2000
  69. For Aviation

    Tamkang University logo
    Enrollment
    26,619
    Founded
    1950
  70. For Aviation

    Shenyang Aerospace University logo
    Enrollment
    21,000
    Founded
    1952